Created on 2013-04-11 Updated on 2012-11-30 Released on 2013-04-16

Traffic volume data sample from Dublin City Council Traffic Department's SCATS System

Traffic volume data Volume data across Dublin City, from DCC's SCATS system, in csv format.The each datapoint (row in the CSV file) has the following entries.'Timestamp micro since 1970 01 01 00:00:00 GMT Line ID, Direction, Journey Pattern ID, Time Frame (The start date of the production time table - in Dublin the production time table starts at 6am and ends at 3am), Vehicle Journey ID (A given run on the journey pattern), Operator (Bus operator, not the driver), Congestion [0=no,1=yes], Lon WGS84, Lat WGS84, Delay (seconds, negative if bus is ahead of schedule), Block ID (a section ID of the journey pattern), Vehicle ID, Stop ID, At Stop [0=no,1=yes]

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Field Value
Organisation Contact Email
Organisation Contact Name Data Officer
Organisation Contact Phone 01 2222812
Category Transport and Infrastructure
Update Frequency As required
Date Range 2012-11-01 to 2012-12-31
Conforms To
Purpose of Collection To monitor traffic conditions across the city.
Use Constraints The information can be noisy. Normally vehicle journey ID repeat daily (with a different time frame), with the same line ID, direction and journey pattern, but that's not always the case. Coordinates may not follow the actual bus routes because of human errors.The At Stop field is not reliable.'Dublin City Council's Public sector information may be downloaded subject to the terms and conditions of the latest PSI Licence available at

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